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  • La Vierge au Bras Couvert
    Wierix, Hieronymous Jérôme, born 1553 - died 1619
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La Vierge au Bras Couvert

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 16th - early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wierix, Hieronymous Jérôme, born 1553 - died 1619 (printmaker)
    Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)
    Raimondi, Marcantonio (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1975

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 70

Physical description

'La Vierge au Bras Couvert'; The Madonna lamenting over the dead body of Christ; From a design by Raphael; Copied from Marcantonio Raimondi's print (see DYCE.1010), with the addition of a view of Jerusalem in the distance; Print on paper; Inscribed at bottom 'Aspicis vt mœsti, &c.'

Place of Origin

Antwerp (probably, made)

Date

late 16th - early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wierix, Hieronymous Jérôme, born 1553 - died 1619 (printmaker)
Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)
Raimondi, Marcantonio (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Aspicis vt mœsti'
Inscribed at bottom.

Object history note

From a design by Raphael; Copied from Marcantonio Raimondi's print (see DYCE.1010).

Descriptive line

'La Vierge au Bras Couvert'; The Madonna lamenting over the dead body of Christ; From a design by Raphael; Copied from Marcantonio Raimondi's print (see DYCE.1010), with the addition of a view of Jerusalem in the distance; Print on paper; By Jerome Hieronymous Wierix; Dutch School; Late 16th - early 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Death; Woman

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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